Who created the tobacco industry?

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Delphine Effertz asked a question: Who created the tobacco industry?
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Date created: Thu, Jul 1, 2021 7:10 PM
Date updated: Mon, Jun 13, 2022 5:05 PM

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The first successful commercial crop was cultivated in Virginia in 1612 by Englishman John Rolfe. Within seven years, it was the colony's largest export. Over the next two centuries, the growth of tobacco as a cash crop fueled the demand in North America for slave labor.

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